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Five Best Pieces of Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me

On the occasion of my first Father’s Day as a dad, I’m reflecting on the most important things my dad ever told me.  I doubt he would remember saying them, or that they were even meant to be advice.  Nonetheless, they … Continue reading

21. June 2015 by DigitalDeron
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Top 10 Problems with Television

Revised version of a posting originally from May 8, 2007. — Sometimes the title of a post speaks for itself. Here are my thoughts about some of the worst changes to Television over the last 25 years or so. #10. … Continue reading

06. August 2011 by DigitalDeron
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Ten things I wish someone had told me about moving to Los Angeles.

Yesterday I posted about whether it makes sense to move to L.A.  Ready to pack your bags?  Keep in mind it’s easy to have the wrong preconception of what life in L.A. is like, given that every movie you’ve ever … Continue reading

07. February 2011 by DigitalDeron
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I write, teach writing, teach how to write, and am a writer.

Tutoring is slow over the summer, but I do have a couple of students I’m working with. One of them is a teen doing something of a writing intensive. To reinforce varying sentence structure, over the weekend I had him … Continue reading

07. August 2007 by DigitalDeron
Categories: Top-Ten Lists, Writing | Tags: , | 1 comment

DigitalDeron’s Top Ten Strongest Female TV Characters

Last month I posted a comedy monologue for women I had written on a lark. I was surprised by the immediate reaction it received. I wound up talking to several female friends with acting backgrounds who agreed wholeheartedly that it’s … Continue reading

15. July 2007 by DigitalDeron
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DigitalDeron’s Top Ten TV Character Deaths

Death may be the one aspect of life that shows up LESS on television than in reality (excluding, of course, those shows that start every episode with one, where it is featured far MORE than statistically plausible.) Death can be … Continue reading

25. April 2007 by DigitalDeron
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ScreenwriterGuy’s Top Ten L.A. Culture Shocks

Since this week marks my one-year anniversary living in the City of Angels, I thought I’d post some of what I’ve learned about this town in which I’d rather not dwell, and the industry that keeps me dwelling here. Following … Continue reading

08. February 2007 by DigitalDeron
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DigitalDeron’s Top 10 Worst Cliché Lines of Dialogue

With this posting I make a promise to you and to myself that the following lines shall never make their way into my writing. I’m not targeting clichés like, “What seems to be the problem, officer?” because people overuse them … Continue reading

25. November 2006 by DigitalDeron
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